Royal Gurkha Rifles arrive for EUFOR’s Exercise Quick Response 19

On Thursday 26 September another Antonov 124 and a Royal Air Force Voyager aircraft arrived at Sarajevo International Airport bringing in over 120 British troops from the 1st Battalion the Royal Gurkha Rifles and their final pieces of equipment for EUFOR’s largest annual exercise, Quick Response 2019 (QR19).

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EUFOR helps distribute aid in Foca and Cajnice

Slovakian members of EUFOR’s Liaison and Observation Team house in Foca helped hand over humanitarian aid to Red Cross representatives in Foca and Cajnice. Two lorry loads of supplies which consisted mostly of clothing, personal hygiene kits, shoes, toys and cleaning articles were delivered from the Slovakian government organization SlovakAid.

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COMEUFOR visits Glamoč

The Commander of EUFOR, Major General Reinhard Trischak and the US Ambassador, His Excellency Eric Nelson, flew to the ammunition destruction site at Glamoč, on Tuesday 24 September. They received a briefing on the work going on there and took part in the destruction of some excess ammunition, which if not disposed of properly can, as it deteriorates, become a significant safety risk to the population of BiH.

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EUFOR troops help at crash

A EUFOR patrol stopped to help a man and his son who were involved in a car accident on Monday 23 September. Eight soldiers from EUFOR’s Multinational Battalion Turkish Company were returning to Sarajevo from a patrol when they saw a car which had crashed off the road and fallen down an embankment.

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